By Patrick Munn | May 26, 2016 - 7:46 am | No Comments
FX has handed out a two season renewal to their critically acclaimed Cold War spy drama The Americans, TVWise has learned. The network has ordered thirteen episodes for season five, and a further ten episodes for the sixth season, which will be the show's last. Season five will debut on FX in 2017, with the final season following in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | July 29, 2015 - 10:54 am | 8 Comments
TVWise examines how the deal to bring The Americans to pay channel ITV Encore came about after the broadcaster previously decided that the ratings performance of the show was such that they could not justify licensing any further seasons of The Americans for the main ITV channel.
By Patrick Munn | July 20, 2015 - 10:21 am | 3 Comments
The Americans are returning to the UK. ITV Encore has closed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to acquire the exclusive UK broadcast rights to FX's Cold War era spy drama The Americans, TVWise has learned. ITV Encore's deal with Fox covers both the third season and recently ordered fourth season.
By Patrick Munn | April 25, 2015 - 8:51 am | No Comments
Frank Langella is not done with Philip and Elizabeth. After recurring on the third season of FX's 1980s set Cold War spy drama The Americans, the veteran actor has signed on to reprise his role on the show's recently ordered fourth season.
By Patrick Munn | March 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm | 1 Comment
The Cold War continues.... FX has renewed Cold War spy drama The Americans, starring Mathhew Rhys, Keri Russel and Noah Emmerich, for a fourth season, the network announced today. The fourth season pick up, which comes with only four episodes left in the show's third season, is for a further 13 episodes.
By Patrick Munn | January 8, 2015 - 10:12 am | 16 Comments
ITV has dropped FX's Cold War spy drama 'The Americans' starring Keri Russell & Matthew Rhys, and will not be acquiring the third season from international distributor Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, TVWise has learned exclusively.